Athletic is a skill in The Sims 3. Sims with the Athletic trait gain the skill faster. Athletic Sims enjoy working out, and get a cool vibe when they are at the gym. Most Athletic Sims will aspire to work out, or to become a professional athlete. Athletic Sims can also train others, and enjoy talking about Athletics with other Sims.
Text: The head fitness instructor thinks you can reach the next level of your athletic journey, but not without a little effort! Improve your Athletic Skill by one level and return to the stadium for a cash bonus!
At the Health Seminar
Goal: Go to the hospital within the time limit and give a lecture at a seminar (takes 2 hours).
Text: A friend from the gym has informed you that there's a health seminar coming to town, and that it'll feature speakers about new healthy lifestyle concepts. You've built up quite the reputation as a fitness guru - everyone's hoping you'll assist the health seminar and deliver a speech full of helpful advice. You'll be paid for your help, assuming you get to the Hospital in time!
Bursting with Energy
Goal: Work Out until you become Pumped to improve your Athletic skill
Text: You were told when receiving your initial athletic training that working out for a sustained duration might lead to a powerful feeling that can only be described as "Pumped." Work Out until Pumped to improve your Athletic Skill and earn that great feeling.
The Complete Circuit
Goal: 30 minutes of each: TV/stereo workout, Jogging, and Swimming
Reward: Cash Bonus (Random)
Text: Your fitness instructor taught you to seek variety while training to give every muscle a chance to flex and flourish. Vary up your routine by working out with a TV or stereo, then going for a jog, and finally by swimming for at least 30 minutes to earn a cash bonus.
Desert Air... Good?
Goal: Travel to Al Simhara, jog a total of 4 hours while there, return home, and report to the Sim.
Reward:Increased Athletic skill, increased relationship with Sim, and §3,000.
Location: Al Simhara
Text: [Sim] has done plenty of overseas training courses and has challenged you to run in the desert air of Al Simhara to build endurance and improve your Athletic skill.
Goal: Jog for 1 continuous hour.
Location: Specific Sim you must talk to to complete task ("manager" of the gym).
Text: A manager at the gym has challenged you to jog 1 hour around town. The managers of the challenge are giving you a tracking device to make sure you're actually running! Start jogging, then return the device when you're done to earn a cash prize.
Goal: Work out using Don't Break a Sweat for 3 hours.
Reward: Improved Athletic Skill, "No Sweat" work out option no longer deplete your hygine mood
Text: A couple people at the gym are spreading rumors about your rather sweaty workouts. In addition to a little antiperspirant, you should use the "Don't Break a Sweat" option for a few hours during your next workout to improve your Athletic Skill.